Homeward bound August 28th 2009 Well here we are. Back where we started our trip in the Calais region. I am writing this from our camp somewhere on the Opal Coast. I’m not actually sure what the village is called but I do know that England isn’t too far away. We can see the White Cliffs of Dover standing out on the other side of the English Channel.
Our final four days have been spent doing a bit of van cleaning, shoppin ... read more
Europe » France » Nord-Pas de Calais Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
A couple of mid 20 year olds, started this blog back in 2006. We left our homeland of New Zealand and set off on our trip of a lifetime.
These entries follow our travels from our New Zealand to London and back again. Total geeks - no Las Vegas or full moon parties here. We used '1001 Natural wonders' to plan our trips. Sometimes riding 5 hours on the back of a motorbike to see a waterfall or random rock formation.
Since arriving back home in New Zealand in 2011, travels haven't been much of a priority. The arrival of our amazing little baby has made us hang up our backpacks for a little... full info